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Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
capacity in the late 1990s when he was covering the charter of -- [inaudible] in los angeles as part of city government. i was chairing an elected commission in los angeles to revise the city charter, and i saw then that he not only was amazingly talented, but a reporter of enormous integrity. at one point he believed the los angeles times was not devoting nearly enough time to charter reform, it was important to the city, and according to los angeles weekly, he quit his position at the los angeles times in protest over this. he put his very job on the line because he believed in the importance of the story. he was then and is now an enormous star of the los angeles times. and as a result of that, the los angeles times decided to change it approach and gave tremendous attention to charter reform. i will always believe that charter reform succeeded in 1999 in los angeles because of what jim newton did and the covers of the l.a. times. a few years ago he mentioned to me he was planning to take some time off to do a biography of earl warren. i thought it was a great idea. and then i had
Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, however, were unable to clinch a postseason berth as of yet. the angels had a dramatic rally where the players and fans watched tv together. later in sports we'll talk about that but right now let's head outside camden yards where barry spent time with the fans. >> what a game, pete. plenty of fans here, orioles fans, very excited about the victory over the boston red sox. [no audio] >> we afollow guise. reobviously lost barry simms but first let's go to john collins because we said the rain was moving in. what's going on now? >> it's gone across the area here at tv hill. it's not an impressive number, .50 inch of rain but came down quickly. we'll look at our h.d. doppler radar and covers cecil county and hartford and baltimore county, a part of carroll county and baltimore county and carroll county getting significant rain just northeast from towson towards the bay, southeastern, there's an area of intense rain and more scattered stuff to the west, parts of montgomery county and frederick county as well and is moving to the east so we could see a few showers this evening but a big
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Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
force one expected to touchdown in los angeles any moment. president heading to a private event followed by a campaign 30 days to victory concert at nokia theater in los angeles. it will be packed with celebrity supporters. president will make remarks along with actor and sinsel town george clooney and musical performances by many celebrities we'll get a live report a bit later on. >> heather: political battle breaking out over the number one issue this election season, jobs. on friday. the labor department reporting that the unemployment rate for september was right there, 7.8%. the obama campaign out to that go number to show that the recovery is picking up steam, but republicans say the actual jobs picture is far bleaker because that number doesn't account for millions of americans who are underemployed or simply given up for work. it sounds like this political battle may have gotten the start from controversial tweet from jack welsh? >> he is one of most respected former ceos. within minutes. jobs report. he tweeted this. quote, unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do a
Sep 30, 2012 11:30pm PDT
the comment. malvo was serving a life sentence. muhammad was executed in virginia in 2009. >>> los angeles mayor villaraigosa tonight promised one of the busiest freeways will reopen in time for the morning commute. a 10-mile stretch of the 405 freeway was shut down on friday to demolish portions of the bridge to allow construction of an additional freeway. the event was billed as carmageddon 2. a sequel to last year's. well things have gotten pretty smoothly and demolition was finished today. the contractor faces fines of $263,000 an hour if it doesn't reopen by 5:00 a.m. >>> a big ban is expected to take place in san francisco tomorrow. what shoppers need to know. >> the proposition on the november ballot that aims to change california's three strikes law. >> a reminder that you can get ktvu news to i'm so glad you called. thank you. we're not in london, are we? no. why? apparently my debit card is. what? i know. don't worry, we have cancelled your old card. great. thank you. in addition to us monitoring your accounts for unusual activity, you could also set up free account alerts. okay
Oct 6, 2012 5:30am PDT
of washington d.c. this is right outside of the co-op. and then urban roads like this in the los angeles river and this is being built. this is mira loma park. this is lark merced blvd. it's all made of clay. it's going to slump. these are the roads built in the oakland hills. nate, red woods. skyline. and enabled them to go up and develop the hills. the rural roads that go through the coast range. this enabled them to get their stuff to market. this is at road built by the ccc. this is a bridge. this is highway one and you won't know, except you look at the bridge and you will see dates, 1938, 1939. the airstrips are ccc. and the one out at treasure island. long beach, burbank. this is oakland and the whole built line railroad was redone. 19 is a pwa project and our great amphitheatres are from that time. this is santa barbara bowl. this is the forest theater in carmel and these are ccc workers putting huge bolder. here's 6 thousand people getting ready to enjoy oklahoma in that theater. big basin is a ccc project and this one, on the east river, new york. a project built where people from th
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. at the request of supervisor campos the city requested a comparison of ethics in san îg:]Ñand los angele identifying ways our ethic laws could be strengthened. as supervisors, what if anything would you propose to strength the city's ethics laws. i will start with mr. davis. >> strong ethic laws are essential. what is happening with our sunshine task force and hope davis can speak to this since she recently served on the task force. these need to be strengthened and one problem we have is around enforcement. i would like to see more of the ethical violations of larger committees, some of which are operating, for instance, in some shady areas of law. one was the run he ed run, the committee for mayor ed lee last year and the campaigns that aren't swaying the politics of city, the way the run ed run campaign did. so i think that is one the issues and improving our good government and ethic laws in san francisco. >> miss breed, would you like to address the question? do you want me to repeat it? >> yes. >> sure. a recent chief civil grand jury report, at the request of supervisor c
Sep 29, 2012 8:00pm PDT
, can't find the football. mike pereira, in los angeles, our rules analyst. mike, your thoughts? >> well, let's address the fumble thing first. and if the ball's punched out, remember they rule touchdown. you'd have to have a clear recovery before it goes into a scrum, which you don't see. you just see them point out the ball actually after the scrum. so, you know. >> referee: after further review, the ruling on the field stands. touchdown. >> gus: they're saying the ruling on the field stands, touchdown. >> charles: going on what mike's saying. if oklahoma state didn't come out of the pile, you can't give them possession post. you have to have the officials rule oklahoma state with the ball coming out of the pile. they can't reverse what the officials called on the field. >> gus: one more look at it. >> charles: bergeron goes in. you see the ball in the middle right there is coming out. but the officials had already called touchdown. >> gus: jordan adds the extra point. the touchdown will stand. texas takes a 41-36 lead. but they will be talking about this one in stillwater all week lon
Oct 5, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. blue angel practicing over san francisco this afternoon for the show this weekend. 7 news with a look at all of the hoopla going on around here. wayne? >>reporter: all right san francisco. are you ready? >> ready for what? >>reporter: if she really needs to know. she should ask george. >> i have fleet week. i have the boat race on sunday. fr frainers playing sunday. i have the giants playing saturday and sunday. i got bieber playing saturday. i got madonna playing saturday and sunday. tive the ucla playing cal. >>reporter: in short estimated 1 million people trying to get from point a to b and then maybe c or d. >> million people that's what i heard. >>reporter: minus one. >> that would be me. >>reporter: here for ships. planes. one of 2 baseball teams with high flying hopes and britly painted fans. >> it's like a rally pumped up for the post season. >>reporter: not the post season blue unless they include and are confined to blue grass music in golden gate park. the festival will draw in an estimated 200,000 hear some 90 acts in the next three days. actually 91 acts.
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
in and brought the men to shore. >>> and always a cool sight to see. the u.s. navy's blue angels performed at san francisco's 31st annual fleet week this weekend. the lead demonstration team is known to fly as close as 18 inches apart from each other. i actually flew with those guys about 20 years ago, and that was amazing. >>> well, the blue angels are thrilling. so are the golden knights. that's the army's precision parachuting team. their sky dives are just a small step compared to just what one man is plan this week. he is plan aing far fall. >> set to do what no man has ever done before. jump from a capsule attached to a giant balloon from 120,000 feet with a view that looks like this. >> i'm going to slide the door open, and i'm going to be the first human person in freefall to break the speed of sound. >> reporter: he makes it sound simple enough, but feelic's attempt to jump from the edge of space comes after five years of exhaustive testing, development, and even a legal hitch. what's the biggest challenge here? why has no one tried it before, and what's the challenge that you have manag
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the contaminated injections and whether everyone who got them will get sick. cbs news, los angeles. >> the cdc warns doctors not to use any of the products that came from that massachusetts pharmacy, which right now is shut down. >>> american airlines mechanics will fix those floor mounts in 48 of its 757 airplanes to prevent seats from coming loose. three recent incidents where seats came loose while planes were in the air. engineers will upgrade the mechanisms that lock the seats down. the carriers had to cancel more than 90 flights to make those fixes. >>> you'll soon be able to use your mobile wallet at star bucks. the seattle based company teamed up with technology startup, square, to roll out a new mobile payment app. starbucks customers can use. the coffee company will add a tipping app and that will be available sometime next summer. the baristas will thank you. >> this is the weekend dozens of d.c. bars have been given the okay to stay open until 4:00 a.m. two hours longer than usual. a new city policy is being extended that extends alcohol sales before holidays. the move is aimed a
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Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
understand the president is rubbing elbows in los angeles tonight? >> yeah, he's got a big concert hee, 6,000 people are going to turn out ab george clooney among the speakers and katy perry performing and stevie wonder is going to be there. you see the glitterati there, jennifer hudson, jon bon jovi, a mix of performers turning out. if he's not hurting for cash and disclosed in the last couple of days, the obama camp crossed 10 billion donations over tdonations-- 10 million donations and 181 million dollars. the problem is not about money it's about momentum. he had it coming out of the conventions, but out of this first debate, it looks like governor romney has taken some of that away. >> harris: bringing you that debate live, and bret baier and megyn kelly this thursday night at 8:55 eastern, don't miss a minute. well, thousands of pass tars todtars-- pastors were fighting for a right to talk at the pulpit. a show of defiance against the irs. lauren green here. >> the candidates, the issues, all are fair game. and in fact, the preachers taking part in the pulpit freedom sunday are sayi
Sep 29, 2012 8:30pm EDT
was when the mayors of the big cities, including the mayor of los angeles, a democrat, came to see me, and they unanimously said the decline in urban america stems from the decline in the american family. so i do think we need to strengthen family. when barbara holds an aids baby, she's showing a certain compassion for family; when she reads to children, the same thing. i believe that discipline and respect for the law -- all of these things should be taught to children, not in our schools, but families have to do that. i'm appalled at the highest outrageous numbers of divorces -- it happens in families, it's happened in ours. but it's gotten too much. and i just think that we ought to do everything we can to respect the american family. it can be a single-parent family. those mothers need help. and one way to do it is to get these deadbeat fathers to pay their obligations to these mothers -- that will help strengthen the american family. and there's a whole bunch of other things that i can't click off in this short period of time. >> all right, mr. perot, you have one minute. >> if i
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Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
and the 90% humidity for a while. this morning, president obama was on the move, leaving for los angeles, where he has a big hollywood fund-raiser later on today. that off the back of record for campaign 2012 fund-raising month of september, took in $181 million. he continues to hit governor romney for not telling the truth during the debate. ask the obama campaign trying to explain the president's performance on wednesday night. here's robert gibbs from meet the press. >> it is not rocket science to believe that the president was the disappointed in the expectations he has for himself. >> i think you are going to see a very engaged president that is ready and willing to call out whichever mitt romney shows up. >> reporter: at the same time, the romney campaign is wonder which president obama is going to show up? one said they fully expect the tough, chicago obama to be at the next debate. on the campaign trail, laying out some themes for the next one on one. >> every year, the median income in america's gone down, it's down $4300 a family and the average income of a family around $50,00
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
that make these machines and exercise social responsibility and have the people in south los angeles or south chicago trained to make these machines. they desperately need work and also they would be paid a decent wage, relative to china and we wouldn't have anymore of this, at least we would be able to cut down majorly on our street crime if these persons had something constructive to do. >> guest: yeah, very interesting point. so there are two things i would say. it is true that we have seen in the success of these technology companies, apple and google and amazon, we've seen a great success in american innovation. that is the part of our society where we all agree that the companies have been tremendously successful and where we really lead the world in terms of technology but a lot of the jobs that are being created to build those gadgets are actually overseas. many of them are in china. and so there is a question how these companies can help us deal with unemployment problem we have or lack of good manufacture manufacturing jobs in this country. let me make a point which is in "
Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
our work then right here at u.s.c. academic window to the world. us just supporters of los angeles exports goods around the world, u.s.c. constantly exporting brilliant and innovative ideas around the globe. u.s.c. has gloried past but also envisions a path into the future, faculty and students learn to innovate and improve and experiment and take risks to response to the new circumstances and challenges. in all fields, u.s.c. research has the respect of the world because u.s.c. never fails to bring the best minds together without cares for ideology or ways of the past. this is rightfully a proud institution and i am so proud to have you as my partner. [applause] i assume my chair at the governor downey state and policy, i cannot help but think of governor downey's vision and not only helping found this great university but also his vision as governor of the state of california. governor downey took on special interests way back in 1860's when they tried to monopolize the san francisco waterfront. he signed also against many of thinks fellow democrats when he placed california form
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Oct 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
several interviews. >> brian: in los angeles, we've had you via satellite when you were governor and had so many challenges. putting this -- looking at this book, up 'til here, it's been an unbelievable success story. and it got really difficult from governorship afterwards. how have you processed it all and was it painful writing that last 80 pages? >> first of all, it was painful to go through this period and then, of course, i'm not a person that likes to look back. good or bad. always have been a person that moves forward. setting one goal after the next and conquering those goals and turning them into reality. this was a painful period in reality because you realize how many people you've disappointed and how painful this was for my whole family and for the children especially also, and it's terrible. i feel terrible about it. you want to apologize about that every day, you think about it every day. , but you always have to move on. the key thing was that my wife and i, we made a commitment to raise the kids together. if christmas or easter, or birthday celebration. >> brian: how ar
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
after reports of shots fired. abc's david wright joins us from los angeles with the story. david? >> reporter: good morning, george, the lapd is taking this very seriously. a manhunt under way for the people responsible. this is a new kind of prank called s.w.a.t.'ing. sending a special weapons and tactics team to an unsuspecting doorstep. in this case, the doorstep belonged to hollywood's highest-paid actor on television, ashton kutcher. a massive police response, including a s.w.a.t. team, paramedics and a dozen l.a. police officers. gathering like heavily armed paparazzi, outside the hollywood home of a star. >> officers at hollywood station received a message through the tdd, which claimed that people had broken into the home. and they heard at least three shots. >> reporter: the report came in on a teletype for the hard of hearing. police say they don't know who sent it. three of ashton kutcher's employees were forced out of the residence and detained at gunpoint. >> someone called to mr. kutcher. he sent his assistant out to the police. >> reporter: kutcher tweeted, he was
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
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